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E39 M5 (1998-2003)

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Old 04-11-2010, 05:11 PM
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2000 M5 cpu malfunction following camshaft position sensor replacement

I just replaced the bank one intake camshaft position sensor on my 2000 M5. Once I completed the installation I opened the driver side door and the screen did not come on as it usually does. I went to start the car and got nothing. I tried the key in the ignition again a few moments later and the screen flickered on and off a few times and then went blank. I tried starting the car and got nothing but a repetitive clicking noise. I didn't touch any other wires in the car and didn't touch the battery. Any tips would be greatly appreciated....thanks
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Old 04-11-2010, 10:58 PM
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It might just be coincidental, but our beasts act strange when the batteries go bad. I would get that checked first.
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Old 04-12-2010, 10:18 AM
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thanks for the suggestion

I will test the battery and replace if necessary....totally makes sense though....I will let you know if it turns out to be something else....thanks again
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Old 04-12-2010, 11:46 AM
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yeah the flickering when you turn the key is usually a sign of bad battery.
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